Tracks

Atmosphere Edge Program

Get the details about our hands-on Airheads sessions, technical training, and Partner Forum activities.

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  • Airheads Track

    Designed by engineers for engineers, the Airheads Track lays out HPE Aruba Networking’s technical vision and the latest innovations in today's evolving network edge. Experience an immersive environment where you can learn, share, and grow.

    Get ready to:

    • Share ideas and network with thousands of your fellow Airheads and HPE Aruba Networking developers
    • Gain insights from a variety of deep dive sessions on HPE Aruba Networking technology
    • Better understand emerging technologies and design principles
    • Optimize your existing infrastructure
    • Expand your skills and add more expertise to your IT organization

    Atmosphere Edge Program: Airheads Track admission is $1895. Admission includes access to Atmosphere keynotes, Airheads technical breakouts, one exam, meals, and access to HPE Discover Las Vegas keynotes, sessions, combined expo hall, and celebration. *Sleeping rooms are sold separately

    Ideal candidate for this track: Network engineers, partner engineers, architects, managers, administrators, and security specialists will benefit most from the technical content presented in the Airheads Track.

    View the Airheads Track agenda at a glance

    The detailed session catalog will be available late March.

  • Technical Training

    For a deeper experience, complement your Airheads Track attendance with technical training in one of 16 training courses. These in-depth sessions are a combination of lecture and hands-on lab time.

    Be prepared to:

    • Up your game with technical training. With more choices than ever, expand your skillset with a variety of training opportunities and benefit from expanded training hours.
    • Validate your knowledge, skills, and ability. Get certified with a choice of over 18 certification exams in the PearsonVue exam center. All attendees are eligible take one exam which is included in your registration fees.
    • Immerse yourself in networking opportunities. Reconnect with the Airheads community for unique, members-only experiences.

    Atmosphere Edge Program: Airheads Track + Training admission is $2495. Admission includes access to Atmosphere keynotes, one training session, Airheads technical breakouts, one exam, meals, and access to HPE Discover Las Vegas keynotes, sessions, combined expo hall and celebration. *Sleeping rooms are sold separately.

    Training attendees will participate in 1 of 16 training courses offered Monday through Thursday. Upon completion of training, attendees can choose to take an exam Thursday afternoon or Friday morning. Training seats are limited. You must make your course selection at the time of registration.

    Ideal candidate for this track: Network engineers, partner engineers, architects, managers, administrators, and security specialists looking for a deeper, hands-on training experience will benefit most from the Airheads Track with Training.

    View the Airheads Track with Training agenda at a glance

    The detailed session catalog will be available late March.

    Training Courses

    Training courses will be held Monday, June 17 – Thursday, June 20 unless otherwise noted.

    Aruba OS-CX Switching Fundamentals

    In this course, learn about ArubaOS-CX switch technologies including Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), secure access using features like dynamic segmentation, redundancy technologies such as Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), link aggregation techniques including Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP), and switch virtualization with HPE Virtual Switching Framework (VSF). You also learn about IP routing including static and dynamic IP routing with Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).

    Implementing Aruba OS-CX Switching

    This course teaches the advanced skills necessary to implement and operate enterprise level HPE Aruba Networking campus switching solutions. Build on the skills you learned at the Associate level to configure and manage modern, open standards-based networking solutions using Aruba OS-CX routing and switching technologies. Learn about ArubaOS-CX switch technologies including securing port access with dynamic segmentation, redundancy technologies such as Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), link aggregation techniques including Link Aggregation Protocol (LACP), switch virtualization with Virtual Switching Extension (VSX), and Virtual Switching Framework (VSF).

    Designing HPE Aruba Networking Campus Access Solutions

    This course helps architects learn the skills required to design an HPE Aruba Networking campus access solution, including interpreting technical requirements to create and design a secure, redundant, scalable, resilient, or high performing infrastructure consistent with the appropriate validated solution guide per business needs. Discover how to interpret complex requirements and constraints to design an optimal HPE Aruba Networking solution.

    Designing HPE Aruba Networking Data Center Solutions

    This course helps architects gain the skills required to design an HPE Aruba Networking data center switching solution, including interpreting technical requirements to create and design a secure, redundant, scalable, resilient, and high-performing infrastructure consistent with the appropriate validated solution guide per business needs. Discover how to interpret complex requirements and constraints to design an optimal HPE Aruba Networking solution.

    HPE Aruba Networking Network Security Fundamentals (NSF)

    This course covers foundational security concepts. It describes common security threats and vulnerabilities and provides an overview of important security technologies. Learn how to create a trusted network infrastructure with HPE Aruba Networking mobility solutions and switches. In addition to discussing device hardening, the course discusses implementing security at the edge with AAA, basic roles and firewall policies, dynamic segmentation, and endpoint classification. The course explains basic threat detection technologies and how to collect logs and alarms, including how to use them to initiate an investigation.

    Implementing HPE Aruba Networking Security

    This course helps admins use the HPE Aruba Networking portfolio to implement Zero Trust Security (ZTS) and protect their networks from threats. It explains how to configure HPE Aruba Networking network infrastructure and ClearPass solutions to authenticate and control both wired and wireless users, as well as remote users on a client-to-site VPN. Learn how to collect a variety of contextual information using ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM) and implement advanced role mapping and enforcement policies. The course also covers using ClearPass Device Insight to enhance visibility. Learn how to set up features such as the ArubaOS-CX Network Analytics Engine (NAE), Wireless Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System (WIDS/WIPS), and HPE Aruba Networking gateway IDS/IPS.

    HPE Aruba Networking ClearPass Configuration

    This course, which includes instructional modules and labs, teaches foundational Network Access Control skills using the ClearPass product portfolio. Learn how to set up ClearPass as an AAA server and configure Policy Manager, Guest, OnGuard, and Onboard features. In addition, this course covers integration with external Active Directory servers, monitoring and reporting, as well as deployment best practices. Gain insight into configuring authentication with ClearPass on both wired and wireless networks.

    HPE Aruba Networking ClearPass Advanced Configuration

    This course introduces different customer requirements and explains technology fundamentals required to fulfill them. The included lab guide explains the entire process—from planning to implementation, testing, and troubleshooting (if required). Learn the necessary skills to face any challenging scenario.

    Managing Campus Networks with HPE Aruba Networking Central

    The course teaches how to centrally manage and monitor wired and wireless networks using the campus cloud-based management system. This course covers the Central management service and includes options for onboarding devices by managing Aruba Instant Access Points and HPE Aruba Networking switches as a standalone customer or as a Managed Service Provider (MSP).

    Managing HPE Aruba Networking Cloud-Based Networks with Central

    This course teaches how HPE Aruba Networking Central, our cloud-based networking system, enables IT to manage and monitor both wired and wireless environments. This course includes topics such as Central RESTAPI and teaches new MSP features within HPE GreenLake.

    Advanced Management of HPE Aruba Networking Cloud-Based Networks with Central

    This course teaches how HPE Aruba Networking Central services can improve network visibility, security, and automation. Learn how Client Insights gives network administrators deep knowledge about the devices connected to the network and how they behave. Through the integration of Cloud Auth and cloud identity stores, such as Microsoft Azure AD and Google Workspace, Central provides user and client access policy on any managed network—with no extra hardware or on-prem authentication server. Also learn more about the Central API options and capabilities.

    HPE Aruba Networking Campus Access Fundamentals

    This course teaches the fundamental knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to configure and manage modern, open standards-based networking solutions using HPE Aruba Networking wired, wireless, security, and management technologies.

    Implementing HPE Aruba Networking Campus Access

    This course teaches the advanced skills necessary to implement and operate enterprise level HPE Aruba Networking campus access solutions. Build on the skills you learned at the Associate level to configure, secure, and manage modern, open standards-based wired and wireless network solutions using HPE Aruba Networking switching, mobility, security, and management technologies. Learn about technologies including, but not limited to, secure port access with dynamic segmentation, redundancy technologies such as Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), link aggregation techniques including Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP), and switch virtualization with Virtual Switching Extension (VSX) and Virtual Switching work (VSF).

    Configuring HPE Aruba Networking Network Automation Solutions

    This course helps you better understand HPE Aruba Networking network automation solutions. This course builds a solid foundation for the network administrator or engineer entering the world of coding, scripting, and automation.

    Implementing Data Center Networks

    This course explains the HPE Aruba Networking solutions and technologies for data center networks and their use cases for traditional two- and three-tier and modern spine and leaf data center architectures.

    Deploying HPE Aruba Networking SD-WAN Technologies

    In this course packed with hands-on labs, learn how to install and configure a software-defined WAN with Orchestrator and EdgeConnect appliances in your own individual lab network.

  • Partner Forum

    Join the Partner Ready for Networking community for exclusive partner sessions—our biggest partner event ever! This event is for HPE Aruba Networking distributors, resellers, and service providers. Partner business and sales executives will get the opportunity to interact with HPE Aruba Networking executives and subject matter experts to gain industry-leading knowledge, exchange ideas, and make valuable connections.

    • Find out what's new in HPE Aruba Networking solutions
    • Learn about partner opportunities
    • Network with distributors and HPE Aruba Networking channel teams
    • Get the knowledge to win!

    Atmosphere Edge Program: Partner Forum admission is $1895.00. Admission includes access to Atmosphere keynotes, Partner Forum sessions, Airheads technical breakouts, one exam, meals, and access to HPE Discover Las Vegas keynotes, sessions, combined expo hall, and celebration. *Sleeping rooms are sold separately.

    Ideal candidate for this track: Employees of HPE Aruba Networking’s value-added resellers will benefit most from the solutions-focused content in our Partner Forum.

    View the Partner Forum agenda at a glance

    The detailed session catalog will be available late March.